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Man charged with murder in deadly Sedalia shooting

Sep. 3, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged a man in a deadly shooting in Sedalia. Twenty-seven-year-old Elijah Watts, of Sedalia, is jailed on $500,000 bond in the death of 25-year-old Adrian Clark. He was charged Sunday with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and two firearm charges. No...

Inmate who absconded from fair work detail found unconscious

Aug. 20, 2019 11:05 AM EDT

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate who walked away from a work detail at the Missouri State Fair has been found unconscious. The Missouri Department of Corrections says 34-year-old Shannon Dewayne Watts, of Springfield, was flown to a hospital for treatment late Monday after was found near a...

Inmate escapes while cleaning up after Missouri State Fair

Aug. 19, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from a crew that was helping to clean up after the Missouri State Fair came to an end for the year. Missouri Department of Corrections spokesman Karen Pojmann says 34-year-old Shannon Dewayne Watts, of Springfield, was reported missing...